Maria Phelan’s career spans Contemporary Dance, Broadway, Immersive Theater, FIlm, TV, Commercial Campaigns, and Fashion. Marla received her BFA in dance from The Juilliard School. Phelan has worked with Akram Khan, Hofesh Shechter, and Maxine Doyle. She made her Broadway debut in Bartlett Sher’s Fiddler on the Roof and is currently the Associate Choreographer/ Assistant Director for the National Tour. Phelan joined acclaimed immersive theater company Punchdrunk in 2011 for their Off-Broadway debut of Sleep No More and their National Theater of London production of The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable.  Recently, Phelan performed in Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise as part of The Shed’s inaugural season and in the opera Ellen West for The Prototype Festival. On camera, Marla has danced in music videos Armor (Sara Bareilles) and Night by Night (Chromeo), in Comedy Central’s Alternatino, CBS’s The Late Show, specials for NBC and Netflix, the feature film The Kitchen, and in fashion campaigns for Desigual (dir. Jean Paul Goude/ choreo. Ryan Heffington) and H & M Studio. Phelan starred in and choreographed the short film Flow (SXSW), Cousin John (SXSW) and Lucid.  Phelan has choreographed and directed movement for Fischerspooner’s Top Brazil, Mazda’s CRX commercial, and campaigns for GAP, Reebok, Stuart Weitzman, Refinery29, New York Magazine and The New York Times